Screen going black with video

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by iPhone4UK, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. iPhone4UK macrumors 6502

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  2. Detrius macrumors 68000

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    Verify that when the screen is dark that there is still a picture on it. If so, it's the inverter cable.
     
  3. iPhone4UK thread starter macrumors 6502

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    No there is no picture. its just black.
     
  4. Detrius macrumors 68000

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    Are you sure? Did you shine a light on it?

    Try pinching the LCD around the edges. Does anything change? Try flexing the LCD itself. If the LCD is fine, suspect the LVDS cable.
     

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